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Sen. Susan Collins pushes back on 28 percent corporate tax rate

Moderate Republican Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsSenate votes to repeal OCC 'true lender' rule Top female GOP senator compares Cheney ousting to 'cancel culture' Utah county GOP censures Romney over Trump impeachment vote MORE (Maine) said on Sunday that she would not support the proposed 28 percent corporate tax rate in President BidenJoe BidenKinzinger, Gaetz get in back-and-forth on Twitter over Cheney vote Cheney in defiant floor speech: Trump on 'crusade to undermine our democracy' US officials testify on domestic terrorism in wake of Capitol attack MORE’s $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan, saying jobs would be lost.

On CNN's "State of the Union," host Jake TapperJacob (Jake) Paul TapperClyburn says he's willing to compromise on qualified immunity in policing bill GOP divided over expected Cheney ouster GOP governor says Republican Party has to allow for differences MORE asked Collins how much she would be willing to compromise on Biden's plan.

"Well, at this point, I think now that the Republicans have put forth a reasonable offer, it's up to the president to do a counteroffer to us," Collins said, noting that the cost of Biden's recent proposals totaled more than $4 trillion.

"That's the amount that we spent to win World War II," Collins said. "So this is an enormous package when you take both the traditional core infrastructure parts and the huge expansion of social programs that the president is advocating."

Tapper noted that Collins has voiced some support for raising the corporate tax rate in order to help pay for Biden's infrastructure plan, asking how much of an increase she would consider.

"Let me tell you what I won't to support. I won't support American businesses paying the highest corporate tax rate among developed countries in the world once again, and, unfortunately, that's what 28 percent would be," Collins said. "And that means that jobs would once again go overseas. So I think we need to look at a wide variety of pay-fors, but first we need to determine the scope of the bill, and we need to determine what the top line is going to be."

Collins said it would be “premature” to discuss how to pay for the infrastructure plan, stating the exact amount needed had yet to be determined.

--Updated at 1:14 p.m.